|Formula - The Overcast Project - Michael Gregoire|
Ladies and gents, allow me to introduce to you the latest member of the blocSonic family, Formula. A producer extraordinaire hailing from London. This here is his premiere solo release and our second original. If you’ve been following our netBloc series for a while, you’ve most-likely heard “Is It Too Late For Us All?” from the collaborative project that he was part of (along with Boston’s own Tha Silent Partner), MUTE...
Keywords: hip-hop; indepenent
|Just Plain Ant - Dig Deep - Just Plain Ant|
It’s always exciting when I come across an artist who delivers an album that can be enjoyed from beginning to end. It’s even more enjoyable when that artist is completely independent. There’s something to be said for music independence in these days of packaged and repackaged mainstream music product. Independent music isn’t held back by labels and expectations to fit a certain mold. When I first heard Ant’s “Fly”, I was very impressed by the fact that it had that classic hip-hop v...
Keywords: blocsonic, hip-hop
Downloads: 9,904 (1 review)
|Luck & Ripps - The Catastrophic Connection - Michael Gregoire|
Back in February, Joey Ripps approached me about releasing one of his projects through blocSonic. One of the projects, a collaboration with 13aDLucK produced by Catastrophe, turned out to be quite a strong set. After hearing the drafts Ripps sent, blocSonic was officially down for a release! What you’re about to listen to is a fantastic collection of raw, NYC style, boom-bap hip-hop. It’s packed with smooth soul-drenched beats, classic B-Boy braggadocio and introspective rhymes...
Keywords: hip-hop; indepenent
|CM aka Creative - Classic Material Vol. 3: UI Radio - Michael Gregoire|
Hip-hop is an incredibly diverse musical genre that has a bad reputation no thanks to the American mainstream branch of it. People who write-off hip-hop as idiotic, materialistic, violent or misogynist are only getting a small slice of what it’s about. Since hip-hop has become international there are a wide array of ideas about what hip-hop should be today in 2009 and beyond. Anyone who has ever enjoyed the music will gladly give you their opinion about what “real” hip-hop is...
Keywords: blocsonic; hip-hop
|ETHX - Boom To Bloom - ETHX|
This fantastic release has been in the works since ETHX first contacted blocSonic back in May. In it you’ll find a few high-profile peeps he’s managed to connect with – folks like Boots Riley who you may know from The Coup, Zumbi from Zion-I and Myron Glasper who’s sung background vocals for everyone from MC Lyte to Blackalicious to Lyrics Born. Among the names you may know, you’ll also find incredibly talented MCs and vocalists who you may not know...
Keywords: hip-hop; indepenent; r&b
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 9: Lo-Fi adventures on Planet Rheton! [BSCOMP0009] - Michael Gregoire|
Hello again everyone. After a month off, I was eager to unleash volume 9 to the world. As the title suggests, it's focused on "lo-fi" offerings that the world of net audio has to offer. Lo-fi as a description for music is kind of vague and can include many genres. Personally, I define lo-fi as any music without slick production – music that can contain distorted samples or distortion itself applied to any number of song elements...
Keywords: rock; pop; electronic; trip-hop; hip-hop
|Tha Silent Partner - P Pulsar - Tha Silent Partner|
Tha Silent Partner made his first blocSonic appearance back in 2007 on “netBloc Vol. 11: The Raw And The Cooked” with the spaghetti-western flavored “No Mas”. He then re-appeared, along with Unknown aka Formula as MUTE, on “netBloc Vol. 15: this album won’t eat your gas money” with the powerful and soulful “Is It Too Late For Us All”. So, although he’s no stranger to blocSonic, everyone’s about to get very familiar with Tha Silent Partner and his fun, eclectic sound...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; hip-hop; funk; soul; tha silent partner
|CM aka Creative - The Classic Material Completion Package XE - Christopher Lugo|
There was once this funky little UK netlabel named Random Flow that put out a total of 12 releases. It was the first netlabel that I knew of that was solely focused on hip-hop. Among the many gems that they released were CM aka Creative’s 2 volumes of Classic Material. These gems were instant favorites of mine. When it became apparent to me that Random Flow went dark and CM aproached blocSonic about releasing Classic Material Vol...
Keywords: hip-hop; xtended edition; blocsonic; maryland; new york city
|netBloc Vol. 10: Postmodernism is dead. Postmillennialism killed it... sorry Andy :( - Michael Gregoire|
Our latest installment in the netBloc series gives you 10 more net audio gems to groove to. In this release we present to you hip-hop, trip-hop, jazz, electro-pop and rock from Germany, France, Spain, Bulgaria and Canada. I'm sure you'll be curious what the title means, read about it in the PDF booklet. You'll also notice that there's alternative package art for those of you who want to customize your release...
Keywords: rock; pop; electro-pop; electronic; glitch; hip-hop; jazz
Downloads: 12,936 (1 review)
|Various Artists - netBloc Volume 3: La Plus Belle Guerre [BSCOMP0003] - Michael Gregoire|
Announcing netBloc Volume 3: La Plus Belle Guerre. What we're currently witnessing IS the most beautiful war. A war for the ears of music lovers worldwide. A war between the RIAA/Major music industry and it's former and soon-to-be former customers. The revolution has been digitized. Take an active part in the revolution by spreading the word about netlabels and net audio. If you're new to this culture, check out some of the best that it has to offer by checking out our netBloc compilations serie...
Keywords: rock; pop; jazz; electronica; trip-hop; hip-hop; metal
|Various Artists - netBloc Volume 4: Soundtrack for the Coming Revolution - Michael Gregoire|
Announcing netBloc Volume 4: Soundtrack for the Coming Revolution. Another gem packed collection of net audio culled from all over the world. One from ccMixter, a couple from Jamendo, others from various netlabels... all equally terrific. About the blocSonic.com netBloc series: Many things are currently happening which are allowing for netlabels increased importance in the world of recorded music. The mainstream music industry's reluctance to trust music fans to the music they purchase...
Keywords: rock; pop; electronica; trip-hop; hip-hop; post-rock; indie-rock
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 23: We Invented The Compilation - Michael Gregoire|
Of course we didn’t invent the compilation! Duh! No really! We didn’t… seriously! Why do you doubt me? Even though we didn’t invent them it doesn’t mean we didn’t perfect them… so here’s another perfect compilation for your soul to absorb via your ear canals. A collection of 11 tracks plus one sampler. That’s two bonus tracks on top of the standard 10 track line-up! Whoa! Crazy! I loved the Jay Slim release so much that I simply couldn’t contain myself to only one track...
Keywords: rock; pop; indie-pop; electro-pop; hip-hop; electronic; alt-pop; alt-country; punk
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 28: Why You Get A Record Deal? - Michael Gregoire|
Since 2007 we’ve been giving you these fantastic collections of netaudio in hopes that it introduces you to a new world of music that’s available on the web. This time around is no different… except in one way. It’s quite literally the first time that the final line-up is the same as the first one chosen. No replacements were needed for artists and/or labels who didn’t get back to me or weren’t able to participate...
Keywords: blocsonic; netbloc; hip-hop; rock; pop; indie-pop; electro-pop; trip-hop; experimental
Downloads: 4,566 (1 review)
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 29: Fantastic! Incredible! Stupendous! - Michael Gregoire|
We’re back with another one for you… number 29 in our excellent, genre-busting netBloc series! For this one we pulled together netaudio from Canada, France, Hungary, Minneapolis, The Netherlands, New Jersey, Richmond, Sweden and the UK. What you’ll find is nothing less than back to back gems. As always, this netBloc release is designed to both introduce the newbie to the netaudio scene and to provide a quick way for netaudio listeners to catch up on what’s new...
Keywords: blocsonic; netbloc; hip-hop; folk; indie; pop; indie-pop; electro-pop; trip-hop; idm
|netBloc Vol. 17: Refined Excursions For The Discriminating Listener - Michael Gregoire|
Once again… back is the incredible! Here we have another excellent netBloc release for you. It’s always a pleasure to bring you this monthly collection. This month we’ve got music from Basque, US, France, Russian Federation, Netherlands, Poland, UK and Canada. The music included is as always quite varied... trip-hop, rock, indie folk, hip-hop, indie pop and pure electronica. If you enjoy this collection.....
Keywords: rock; pop; electro-pop; electronic; glitch; hip-hop; trip-hop; indie-pop; indie-folk
|Various Artists - netBloc Volume 5: The threat at Goliath's feet... [BSCOMP0005] - Michael Gregoire|
This is the latest in blocSonic's netBloc series. This finely crafted collection features acts from all over the world — Sweden, Germany, Spain, Columbia, Belgium and the United States with a diverse line-up of genres such as Rock, Jazz, Electronica, Punk, Glitch and Hip-Hop. In the PDF book, you'll find a new write-up from yours truly which discusses ways in which the world of net audio can increase it's influence over global music culture...
Keywords: rock, post-rock, jazz, hip-hop, electronica, glitch-pop, dub, pop
|Various Artists - netBloc Volume 2: DRM killed the music-product machine [BSCOMP0002] - Michael Gregoire|
blocSonic is proud to bring you another compilation featuring ten exceptional tracks from the world of netlabel music. netBloc Volume 2 features rock, calypso, trip-hop, hip-hop, reggae and electronic. Contained within the PDF booklet, you'll find another essay written by myself. This time about the current state of music industry and music prices. Check Google news, check Digg, check Reddit... everyday is more news about the death of DRM...
Keywords: hip-hop; jazz; calypso; pop; electro-pop; rock; electronic; trip-hop
|netBloc Vol. 19: Doctorin' Ur Tastz - Michael Gregoire|
Here’s another fresh netBloc release for you to soak in. As always… it was a challenge to pull together and it underwent a serious overhaul when it became clear that an artist and a label weren’t as serious about the release as I was. Finally, when all is said and done… this release is 1000% better because of the replacement tracks and new play order. Thanks to you artists who were contacted at the last minute and came through with the required info and assets! Today on Twitter, someone ...
Keywords: blocsonic; netbloc; rock; pop; trip-hop; indie-rock; indie-pop; pop/rock; hip-hop; electro-pop
Downloads: 9,080 (1 review)
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 24: tiuqottigeloot - Michael Gregoire|
After a couple back to back original blocSonic releases, I’m back to introduce you to the latest in the blocSonic netBloc series. This batch of netaudio gems is packed with ear candy. I have little doubt that you’ll find at least a couple tracks that you also call gems. Who knows, perhaps you’ll call them all gems, just as I do! So what exactly is packed in this release? You have operatic vocals with a metal, swing backing...
Keywords: rock; pop; indie-pop; electro-pop; hip-hop; lounge; electropop; metal
|Tha Silent Partner - Tha Complete Platters Sessions XE - Tha Silent Partner|
Here we are with the second in our Xtended Edition series. XE releases are meant to give albums, that were originally released on defunct labels or independently, a second chance at getting much deserved shine. Each XE release is packed with the original album, features fresh art and contains at least a bonus disc of exclusive goodies — remixes, outtakes, new tracks & demos. This XE is one very deep set! Coming in at 68 tracks… 3 hours, 9 minutes and 47 seconds in length, there’s little do...
Keywords: blocsonic; xtended edition; tha silent partner; funk; soul; beats; vinyl; hip-hop
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 26: N.E.T.A.U.D.I.O. - Michael Gregoire|
I want to first send out a heartfelt Happy New Year to you all! May 2010 be a year in which we all set the wheels in motion for a positive and happy decade. For blocSonic, our first year featuring original releases was a good one and it was the year that we began planning the good things to come in 2010. Let it be known that we have a few surprises in store for you! In the meantime here’s netBloc Vol...
Keywords: hip-hop; rock; post-punk; punk; trip-hop; dance; electro; electro-funk; pop; electro-pop; indie-pop
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 25: From Darkness Cometh The Light - Michael Gregoire|
According to Chinese philosophy two opposing forces, the yin and the yang, co-exist interdependently to make up universal existence. You cannot have one without the other. So it seems in many aspects of life that you cannot have the good without the bad and vice-versa. Life, death, love, hate, peace, war all intermingled in equilibrium. Would we be able to recognize peace without war? War without peace? Would we recognize the gloriousness of a thriving, new alternative community of music based o...
Keywords: rock; pop; indie-pop; electro-pop; hip-hop; electropop; electrosoul; electro-soul; downtempo; drum-n-bass; drumnbass; dnb
|CM aka Creative - True - Christopher Lugo|
Back in ‘07 I first got wind of a funky, funky little UK netlabel called Random Flow. They came out swinging with a series of fantastic hip-hop releases that proved to me that hip-hop was finally making itself known in the netaudio world. For me, one of their standout acts was this NYC born, Maryland based cat going by the name of CM aka Creative. Random Flow released two tight volumes of CM’s “Classic Material” series that earned CM a couple spots on our netBloc series...
Keywords: blocsonic; cm aka creative; maryland; nyc; new york city; hip-hop; tha silent partner; boston; free; music; freemusic; ccmusic; creative commons; flac; ogg; mp3
|CM aka Creative - I Got You - Christopher Lugo|
For the final maxi-single promoting CM’s “The Classic Material Completion Package XE”, we’ve got a couple more exclusive previously unreleased tracks for you to enjoy. We’ve also included the instrumental and acapella of the title track “I Got You” for your remixing pleasure. We encourage you to submit your remixes (in wav or FLAC format) to our SoundCloud DropBox (We do ask that you use the lossless FLAC format for the best possible quality remixes)...
Keywords: blocsonic; cm aka creative; maryland; nyc; new york city; hip-hop; free; music; freemusic; ccmusic; creative commons; flac; ogg; mp3
|Just Plain Ant - These Times / Scream Out - Anthony Gillison|
If you haven’t already checked out the excellent Just Plain Ant release “Rumble, Young Man, Rumble”, here’s a little reminder for you. This, the final album maxi-single contains a double dose of album cuts with a couple dope remixes and a sneak peek at Ant’s upcoming September 7th release “seewhateyesee”. Special thanks to JFKmusik and Rowan who turned out more of that real stuff for all you hip-hop fiends! Don’t sleep on this...
Keywords: blocsonic; just plain ant; note; the chevy rydah; black liquid; richmond; virginia; hip-hop; free; music; freemusic; ccmusic; creative commons; flac; ogg; mp3; sleaze; joey ripps; braintrust
|Just Plain Ant - Rumble, Young Man, Rumble - Anthony Gillison|
Just Plain Ant is back with another fresh collection of his unique brand of hip-hop — beats, jazzy samples and a host of guests who each add their own flavor to the mix. Among the guests we’ve got blocSonic regulars such as Joey Ripps, Ohbliv and Sleaze. We’ve also got some new names — Black Liquid, Braintrust, Mic Jordan, Gordy Michael, NOTE, Octavion Xcellence, Photosynthesizers and last but not least… the INCREDIBLE… Chuck D! That’s right… the legendary Public Enemy front man ...
Keywords: blocsonic; just plain ant; note; the chevy rydah; black liquid; richmond; virginia; hip-hop; free; music; freemusic; ccmusic; creative commons; flac; ogg; mp3; chuck d; public enemy; new york city; sleaze; joey ripps; ohbliv; octavion xcellence; gordy michael; photosynthesizers; draztiq; mic jordan; braintrust
|netBloc Vol. 13: color in a world of monochrome - Michael Gregoire|
This is a back to basics release that presents all 10 tracks in the regular netBloc format. However, this release also features publicly available photography from the Library of Congress’ extensive catalog. Not in the public domain, but available for non-commercial use is the ground-breaking photography of Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii. In 1905 he was the first person to develop a way to take color photos...
Keywords: rock; electronic; pop; indie; hip-hop; electropop
|Various Artists - netBloc Vol. 8: I Copyleft! [BSCOMP0008] - Michael Gregoire|
Thanks again, everyone, for downloading the latest netBloc release! Your consistent support is greatly appreciated, not only by us at blocSonic, but also by the artists and labels who have participated in all our releases. The netBloc compilations are one more avenue which they can utilize to promote the great things that they're doing. This time around we've got another fresh batch of music to add to your collection! We've got music from France, Germany, Brazil, Spain and the US...
Keywords: rock; pop; hip-hop; jazz; fusion
Downloads: 3,888 (1 review)
|VYVCH - Royal Treatment - VYVCH|
I’m happy to present to you the great new VYVCH album containing eleven must-hear tracks featuring his unique blend of electronic sounds and hip-hop beats. Lay back, cool out… turn it up.Once known as et_ and also releasing music under the moniker The Movie Theater… Russian music artist Vyacheslav Sizov is now releasing his electronic/hip-hop hybrid as VYVCH. In 2013 he released his excellent debut album “Everybody’s Doing It” and just last month kicked off his release year with his ...
Keywords: blocsonic; electronic; hip-hop; vyvch; russia; flac; mp3; ogg
|netBloc Vol. 18: frais, fresco, frisch, fresh… mmmmmmmmmmm… good - Michael Gregoire|
After taking a much needed month off from releasing, we’re back with another fresh batch of netaudio gems. Even with the month off, it was a bit of a bumpy ride pulling this together. During the process of attempting to acquire permissions and assets, we were unable to finalize on four original tracks and went through two rounds of changes. As is always the case though, this process ends up being beneficial for the release — since the line-up/track order is always scrutinized repeatedly unti...
Keywords: rock; pop; electronic; trip-hop; hip-hop; metal
Downloads: 5,063 (1 review)
|Pete Lund - Back From '91 - Pete Lund|
While I was browsing Bandcamp for Creative Commons licensed music to consder for “netBloc Vol. 41: Life, The Universe & Everything” I discovered this great singer-songwriter based out of Buffalo, New York by the name of Pete Lund. He’s recently been using that platform to release a string of singles featuring his heartland/roots rock sound. When I reached out to him to include his song “Time Lines” on the above mentioned compilation, we ended up communicating about him releasing music ...
Keywords: blocsonic; fortyFive; flac; mp3; ogg; hip-hop; pete lund
|Various Artists - netBloc Volume 1: The Opening Salvo [BSCOMP0001] - Michael Gregoire|
Announcing the premier release of the blocSonic netBloc compilation series! This series compiles some of the best netlabel music available into one tasty 10 track treat. Every release comes packed with album art in three formats - EPS, TIF, PDF as well as a PDF booklet containing full liner-notes. This release's booklet is 36 pages in length and features an exclusive introduction to blocSonic and it's netBloc series...
Keywords: hip-hop; blues; pop; electro-pop; rock; electronic; trip-hop
|netBloc Vol. 11: The Raw and the Cooked - Michael Gregoire|
This here is our proper December 2007 release... a bit late. It's a terrific collection of 10 net audio gems that explores the acoustic side of sound in varying degrees. Some tracks are purely acoustic, while others merge the digital with the acoustic. When you're done with this, be sure to leave a review and then head over to blocSonic for more surprises! Peace Mike Gregoire Owner/Creator blocSonic.com
Keywords: rock; electronic; country; alt country; reggae; dub; pop; hip-hop
|CM aka Creative - Classic Material Vol. 4: DCOM Radio - CM aka Creative|
It’s truly a pleasure to be able to present to you the latest volume in CM aka Creative’s great Classic Material series! This time around, CM gives you DCOM Radio which finds him bringing together a whole team of talented EMCEEs, DJs and producers for nearly an hour and half of boom bap hip-hop for heads who dig that Golden Era ish. Yeah.A very special thank you to CM aka Creative, RM aka Bigg-M, DJ Hotwings, E FeungShui, Ak Ill, LJ Heiss, Dr...
Keywords: blocsonic; hip-hop; cm aka creative; deadly combo; flac; ogg; mp3; maryland; new york city
|C-Doc - Broken Homes (Featuring DJ Def Chad) - David "C-Doc" Snyder|
C-Doc returns with one more maxBloc for you to dig, this time featuring the charged “Broken Homes” which once again features the superb DJ Def Chad on the mic. It also contains three killer non-album cuts… “Life Slow Down” featuring Impossebulls alumnus, Jamod Allah and “Rapper”, Parts 1 & 2 with DJ Def Chad once again on the mic.I hope you’ve been enjoying the great new music by C-Doc, this month… keep an eye out in 2013 for more! Also, be sure to check out his films when they...
Keywords: blocsonic; c-doc; hip-hop; maxbloc; the impossebulls; impossebulls; dj def chad; jamod allah; boom bap
|VYVCH - She's Not Home - VYVCH|
Today we introduce you to a new artist here at blocSonic. Once known as et_ and also releasing music under the moniker The Movie Theater… Russian music artist Vyacheslav Sizov is now releasing his electronic/hip-hop hybrid as VYVCH. In 2013 he released his excellent debut album “Everybody’s Doing It” and just last month kicked off 2014 with his “Barely Frozen Stone” EP. Now he’s making his blocSonic debut with his second album, “Royal Treatment”, which is set to drop next Tuesd...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; electronic; hip-hop; vyvch; russia; flac; mp3; ogg
|The Impossebulls - 1Nation (One Fam) B/W RSVP - The Impossebulls|
We close out this month of Impossebulls releases with their second single from “Made by History (Decade One: 2000-2010)”. Packed with more of that classic boom bap sound for hip-hoppas to nod their heads to, “1Nation (One Fam) B/W RSVP” should get you through the day!Thanks again to The Impossebulls for an incredible set of releases! We look forward to whatever you’ve got cooking for the future!Thanks to our listeners for returning...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; the impossebulls; kyle jason; the scallions; flac; mp3; ogg; hip-hop
|CM aka Creative - Cast All Doubts - CM aka Creative|
I’m very happy to announce that next week, the great CM aka Creative returns to blocSonic with the latest volume in his Classic Material series!Today, we’ve got the first single from that album, Cast All Doubts… a blazer that awaits your ears, no doubt! Hip-Hop, friend.Thanks to CM for once again blessing blocSonic with some of that real stuff!Of course, thanks once again to you for downloading & listening...
Keywords: maxbloc; hip-hop; blocsonic; cm aka creative; maryland; nyc; new york city; flac; mp3; ogg
|HYMnEYE - LIVE... and Let Live - HYMnEYE|
The month of February is going to be something special with LIVE hip-hop all month long, thanks to The Impossebulls and their family of related artists. Today we kick things off with a dope live set from a group called HYMnEYE, that’s comprised of blocSonic’s own Mported Flows along with Grace One and featuring cuts by DJ Def Chad & Mao Funkshun and guitar by CK9.A special thanks to everyone who performed, C-Doc for putting it together, Stu Beetle for mastering and Maura Snyder for the photo...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; pennsylvania; new york city; hymneye; hip-hop; flac; mp3; ogg
|The Honorable Sleaze - Dance Track (Jack The Nouveau Swing Remix) - Michael Gregoire|
Here’s a little sumthin’ sumthin’ for you to dance to this fine day… an mGee remix of The Honorable Sleaze’s 2011 joint, “Dance Track”. This is the beauty of our fortyFive series… we can drop these little tasty snacks on you, whenever we feel like it. Enjoy!As always, thank you for downloading and listening! If you dig what you hear, be sure to support the artists however you can. Please, also spread the word about blocSonic, if you enjoy what we do...
Keywords: blocsonic; fortyFive; flac; mp3; ogg; hip-hop; mGee; The Honorable Sleaze
|CM aka Creative - In The Meantime EP - CM aka Creative|
It’s been about two years since we’ve been able to release something by Maryland-based EMCEE CM aka Creative. Well he’s back with the EP “In The Meantime” that’s meant to tide you over until his next full-length which he’s currently working on. Meantime comes packed with nine great tracks which feature that CM vibe you’ve come to expect — seven of which are new, two are bonus throwbacks from the archives and none of which are love songs...
Keywords: blocsonic; cm aka creative; maryland; hip-hop; free; music; ccmusic; creative commons; flac; ogg; mp3
|Tab - AfterThought - Andrew Bulloch|
It’s a pleasure for me to once again welcome Tab to blocSonic! If you’ve been listening to our netBloc series for a while, you’re probably quite familiar with the talented New Jersey artist who’s been featured on that compilation series a number of times. We finally get to deliver to you his new album, “AfterThought”. The album is a collection that pushes, pulls & tweaks the genre of hip-hop...
Keywords: blocsonic; flac; mp3; ogg; tab; ccmusic; creative commons; hip-hop; new jersey
|Twenty-One: Twenty-Four - Spanglish XE - Twenty-One: Twenty-Four|
Fans of that classic BOOM BAP HIP-HOP sound will be happy to know that we’ve got more of it for you to enjoy this month! During the whole month of September we’ll have releases by Mported Flows… an Impossebull… also one half of Twenty-One: Twenty Four, the dope 24 hour project put together with fellow Bull, C-Doc! At the tail end of June in 2006, Port travelled a couple hours to C-Doc’s place to work on music and they ended up recording the complete EP, “Spanglish”...
Keywords: blocsonic; xtended edition; mported flows; c-doc; pennsylvania; hip-hop; boom bap; flac; mp3; ogg
|CM aka Creative - The Mixtape Sessions - CM aka Creative|
Today, instead of the standard second single, we’ve got a special EP release for you… more from CM aka Creative’s “Creative Material Vol. 4” sessions. A small group of tracks in which we find Hosway and J.R. The Golden Ticket sharing the spotlight along with CM.Thanks to CM, Hosway and J.R. The Golden Ticket.Of course, thanks once again to you for downloading & listening. We always strive to deliver the music you’ll love...
Keywords: maxbloc; cm aka creative; maryland; new york city; boom bap; hip-hop; flac; mp3; ogg
|Tha Silent Partner - SIX ONNA 7 (Part 2) - Gregory Davis|
July of last year saw the release of Tha Silent Partner’s “SIX ONNA 7” fortyFive. A release in which he redefined what could be fit within the confines of the simple 7 inch format. Well, for this fortyFive Friday he returns with part 2! Fans and new listeners alike will no doubt find their heads nodding to the classic TSP sound. Word.As always, thank you for downloading and listening! If you dig what you hear, be sure to support the artists however you can...
Keywords: blocsonic; fortyFive; flac; mp3; ogg; tha silent partner; tsp; hip-hop
|mGee - Old Orchard Beach EP - mGee|
These are songs that I began working on in 2011 for an as yet unreleased pair of full-length albums. Some of them were previously released as individual tracks via my #musicmonday release series at mgee.blocsonic.com and a couple I’ve been sitting on for a while that have until now remained unreleased. I decided that I wanted to get back into the swing of things, make new music for the album and release a few of it’s originally intended tracks as part of this EP.You may have heard earlier ve...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; mgee; old orchard beach; maine; new england; electronic; pop; beats; hip-hop
|Tha Silent Partner - Platters, Act 4: A Suite For John M - Gregory Davis|
Tha Silent Partner returns to blocSonic with the latest (perhaps final?) in his series of Platters releases. This time he’s prepared for you “Platters, Act 4: A Suite For John M”, a fantastic collection of sounds that he created using a selection of vinyl lent to him by a good friend of his, John Marceline.Whether or not you’re already a TSP fan or you’re discovering his music for the first time, take a few moments to sit back and enjoy the ill grooves...
Keywords: blocsonic; flac; mp3; ogg; tha silent partner; tsp; ccmusic; creative commons; hip-hop
|C-Doc - Me Nots (TSPRemix) - C-Doc & Tha Silent Partner|
In February, things have been relatively quiet here, so we decided to treat you with a tasty sonic morsel for fortyFive Friday! Enjoy this Tha Silent Partner flavored remix of C-Doc’s “Me Nots”, the original version of which can be found on his album “Divided We Stand”.Thanks to TSP for the great remix! Thank you as well to all of you who decided to visit and download this release. I hope you enjoy it! If you do dig the music, we’d love it if you spread the word about blocSonic...
Keywords: blocsonic; tha silent partner; tsp; c-doc; hip-hop; fortyFive; the impossebulls; impossebulls
|Jamod Allah - The Impossebulls Present Jamod Allah - Jamod Allah|
I first heard Jamod Allah back in the early to mid 2000s when a few of his early tracks were released on Chuck D’s SLAMjamz… I dug what I heard and thought for sure an album would happen, but it never did. So, for the most part, this talented EMCEE has remained off the radar for many but a lucky few. An MC who straddles the line between B-Boy and Rastafarian, Jamod truly brings a unique voice and perspective to the hip-hop pantheon.I’m very happy that blocSonic can now be a home to some of...
Keywords: maxbloc; blocsonic; flac; mp3; ogg; hip-hop; the impossebulls; jamod allah
|MUTE - 10 A.M. - MUTE|
Did you know that on January 16th, blocSonic will be 5 years old? Can you believe that it’s already been five years since we first released our premiere netBloc volume? To commemorate this, we’ve made January 2012, MUTE month and we’re packing the month with free releases!So who is MUTE, you ask? MUTE is a project by Tha Silent Partner and Unknown (aka Formula). A project begun back in 2007 when they released their incredible collection “Pavement Politics, Vol...
Keywords: blocsonic; maxbloc; tsp; formula; unknown; tha silent partner; uk; boston; hiphop; mute
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